Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2004


01
Howards Alias
The Answer Is Never

4.5
12 votes
02
My Morning Jacket
Acoustic Citsuoca

4.32
14 votes
03
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.31
320 votes
04
Jon Brion
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

4.31
26 votes
05
The Velvet Teen
Elysium

4.3
20 votes
06
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.3
6284 votes
07
Airiel
Winks & Kisses: Crackled

4.25
12 votes
08
Airiel
Winks & Kisses: Melted

4.25
12 votes
09
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us The Foxes

4.23
2002 votes
10
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
1235 votes
11
Sarah Blasko
The Overture & The Underscore

4.15
20 votes
12
John Frusciante
Shadows Collide with People

4.12
409 votes
13
Redneck Manifesto
I Am Brazil

4.11
22 votes
14
Reuben
Racecar Is Racecar Backwards

4.11
122 votes
15
Owen
I do perceive.

4.1
142 votes
16
Oceansize
Music for Nurses

4.1
137 votes
17
Pinback
Summer in Abaddon

4.1
190 votes
18
Northstar
Pollyanna

4.1
93 votes
19
MUCC
Kuchiki no Tou

4.09
27 votes
20
Shugo Tokumaru
Night Piece

4.09
46 votes
21
Gomez
Split The Difference

4.08
24 votes
22
The Black Keys
Rubber Factory

4.08
1078 votes
23
Tera Melos
Demo

4.08
26 votes
24
Mark Lanegan
Bubblegum

4.07
109 votes
25
Old Canes
Early Morning Hymns

4.07
21 votes
26
Piglet
lava land

4.07
122 votes
27
Joseph Arthur
Our Shadows Will Remain

4.06
16 votes
28
Thomas Dybdahl
One Day You'll Dance for Me, New York City

4.06
16 votes
29
Colossal
Welcome the Problems

4.06
51 votes
30
Say Anything
For Sale... [Tour EP]

4.06
17 votes
31
Bark Psychosis
Codename: Dustsucker

4.05
76 votes
32
Dungen
Ta Det Lugnt

4.05
68 votes
33
Elliott Smith
From a Basement on the Hill

4.05
1716 votes
34
Sondre Lerche
Two Way Monologue

4.05
20 votes
35
Jesu
Heart Ache

4.05
172 votes
36
Regina Spektor
Soviet Kitsch

4.05
422 votes
37
Two Gallants
The Throes

4.04
78 votes
38
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
The Royal Society

4.04
13 votes
39
The Mountain Goats
We Shall All Be Healed

4.04
246 votes
40
Sarah Fimm
Nexus

4.03
18 votes
41
McLusky
The Difference Between Me and You...

4.03
55 votes
42
The Walkmen
Bows + Arrows

4.03
135 votes
43
John Frusciante
The Will to Death

4.02
216 votes
44
The Veils
The Runaway Found

4.02
64 votes
45
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus

4.01
215 votes
46
Mono
Walking Cloud And Deep Red Sky, Flag Fluttered....

4.01
208 votes
47
The Butterfly Effect
Begins Here

4.01
184 votes
48
The Go! Team
Thunder, Lightning, Strike

4
208 votes
49
Iron & Wine
Our Endless Numbered Days

4
1130 votes
50
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Sol-fa

4
84 votes
51
Bright Eyes
Lua

4
70 votes
52
Lovedrug
Pretend You're Alive

4
54 votes
53
Sloan
Action Pact

4
20 votes
54
The Elected
Me First

4
15 votes
55
Shannon Wright
Over the Sun

4
14 votes
56
Rockets and Blue Lights
A Smashed City with Flames and Music in the Air

4
12 votes
57
FiRES WERE SHOT
Solace

4
12 votes
58
65daysofstatic
Retreat! Retreat! [EP]

4
11 votes
59
John Butler Trio
Sunrise Over Sea

4
150 votes
60
Ted Leo And The Pharmacists
Shake The Sheets

3.99
68 votes
61
Purplene
Purplene

3.99
42 votes
62
Ryan Adams
Love is Hell

3.98
118 votes
63
Mock Orange
Mind Is Not Brain

3.97
19 votes
64
Scarling.
Sweet Heart Dealer

3.97
19 votes
65
Blonde Redhead
Misery is a Butterfly

3.97
244 votes
66
John Frusciante
DC EP

3.97
103 votes
67
The Felix Culpa
Commitment

3.97
16 votes
68
Jonathan Coulton
Where Tradition Meets Tomorrow

3.96
14 votes
69
Local H
Whatever Happened to P.J. Soles?

3.96
54 votes
70
Kings of Convenience
Riot on an Empty Street

3.96
116 votes
71
Kaki King
Legs to Make Us Longer

3.96
34 votes
72
DeVotchKa
How It Ends

3.95
67 votes
73
The Honorary Title
Anything Else But The Truth

3.95
74 votes
74
The Matches
E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals

3.95
100 votes
75
Mutemath
Reset

3.94
67 votes
76
Tilly and the Wall
Wild Like Children

3.94
72 votes
77
Tokyo Incidents
Kyoiku

3.94
16 votes
78
Rise Against
Siren Song of the Counter Culture

3.94
1910 votes
79
Black Moth Super Rainbow
Start A People

3.93
52 votes
80
Minus the Bear
They Make Beer Commercials Like This

3.93
746 votes
81
Sufjan Stevens
Seven Swans

3.92
988 votes
82
John Frusciante
Inside of Emptiness

3.92
183 votes
83
Antony and the Johnsons
Antony and the Johnsons

3.92
108 votes
84
Bright Eyes
One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels

3.92
12 votes
85
65daysofstatic
The Fall of Math

3.92
435 votes
86
Jakob
Dominion

3.91
29 votes
87
31knots
The Curse Of The Longest Day

3.91
22 votes
88
Bloc Party
Little Thoughts

3.9
30 votes
89
Sinking Steps...Rising Eyes
Majestic Blue

3.89
19 votes
90
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys II

3.89
18 votes
91
The Beta Band
Heroes to Zeros

3.88
13 votes
92
Midlake
Bamnan and Slivercork

3.88
68 votes
93
Willy Mason
Where the Humans Eat

3.88
17 votes
94
Biffy Clyro
Infinity Land

3.88
287 votes
95
O.A.R.
34th & 8th

3.88
21 votes
96
Joanna Newsom
The Milk-Eyed Mender

3.88
266 votes
97
Menomena
I Am The Fun Blame Monster!

3.88
74 votes
98
Jesu
Jesu

3.88
584 votes
99
The Paper Chase
God Bless Your Black Heart

3.88
28 votes
100
Kid Kilowatt
Guitar Method 1996-1999

3.88
12 votes
101
Magyar Posse
Kings Of Time

3.88
12 votes
102
Destroyer
Your Blues

3.87
54 votes
103
Jimmy Eat World
Futures

3.87
1125 votes
104
Say Hi
Numbers & Mumbles

3.87
19 votes
105
Clann Zu
Black Coats and Bandages

3.87
15 votes
106
Skywave
Synthstatic

3.86
22 votes
107
The Spill Canvas
Sunsets and Car Crashes

3.86
95 votes
108
Bedouin Soundclash
Sounding A Mosaic

3.86
131 votes
109
Karate
Pockets

3.86
35 votes
110
Waking Ashland
I Am For You

3.86
14 votes
111
Animal Collective
Sung Tongs

3.85
761 votes
112
Idiot Pilot
Strange We Should Meet Here

3.85
101 votes
113
Devendra Banhart
Rejoicing in the Hands

3.85
144 votes
114
Marissa Nadler
Ballads of Living and Dying

3.85
13 votes
115
The Good Life
Album of the Year

3.83
84 votes
116
Nouvelle Vague
Nouvelle Vague

3.83
15 votes
117
Slowblow
Slowblow

3.83
12 votes
118
Destroyalldreamers
A cœur léger sommeil sanglant

3.83
12 votes
119
Autolux
Future Perfect

3.83
218 votes
120
Sonic Youth
Sonic Nurse

3.82
310 votes
121
Ambulance LTD.
Ambulance LTD.

3.82
25 votes
122
Esmerine
Aurora

3.82
22 votes
123
The Dears
No Cities Left

3.81
70 votes
124
I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business
I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business

3.81
32 votes
125
The Six Parts Seven
Everywhere And Right Here

3.81
16 votes
126
The Decemberists
The Tain

3.81
106 votes
127
Ben Kweller
On My Way

3.81
68 votes
128
Morrissey
You Are the Quarry

3.81
549 votes
129
Delays
Faded Seaside Glamour

3.81
13 votes
130
Chronic Future
Lines in My Face

3.8
82 votes
131
Codeseven
Dancing Echoes / Dead Sounds

3.8
51 votes
132
Fair to Midland
Inter.Funda.Stifle

3.8
149 votes
133
Rilo Kiley
More Adventurous

3.8
113 votes
134
Bad Religion
The Empire Strikes First

3.8
556 votes
135
Eluvium
An Accidental Memory in the Case of Death

3.8
121 votes
136
Modest Mouse
Good News for People Who Love Bad News

3.79
3664 votes
137
The Fiery Furnaces
Blueberry Boat

3.79
70 votes
138
The Snake The Cross The Crown
Mander Salis

3.79
48 votes
139
Manchester Orchestra
5 Stories

3.79
66 votes
140
Hope Of The States
The Lost Riots

3.79
42 votes
141
The Divine Comedy
Absent Friends

3.79
14 votes
142
Hood
Outside Closer

3.79
14 votes
143
The New Amsterdams
Worse for the Wear

3.79
14 votes
144
Something Corporate
North

3.78
164 votes
145
Beatsteaks
Smack Smash

3.78
30 votes
146
Of Montreal
Satanic Panic in the Attic

3.78
196 votes
147
The National
Cherry Tree

3.78
386 votes
148
Tom Waits
Real Gone

3.78
190 votes
149
Devendra Banhart
Nino Rojo

3.78
114 votes
150
Incubus
Follow EP

3.78
18 votes
151
Chevelle
This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In)

3.78
1164 votes
152
Missy Higgins
The Sound of White

3.78
29 votes
153
The Twilight Singers
She Loves You

3.77
11 votes
154
Russian Circles
Russian Circles

3.77
11 votes
155
TV on the Radio
Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes

3.77
472 votes
156
the GazettE
Disorder

3.77
26 votes
157
Scatter the Ashes
Devout/The Modern Hymn

3.77
13 votes
158
Interpol
Antics

3.77
1037 votes
159
Archive
Noise

3.77
29 votes
160
Wilco
A Ghost is Born

3.77
660 votes
161
Jens Lekman
When I Said I Wanted To Be Your Dog

3.77
15 votes
162
Rachael Yamagata
Happenstance

3.76
19 votes
163
Eyedea & Abilities
E&A

3.76
82 votes
164
Rogue Wave
Out Of The Shadow

3.76
78 votes
165
Relient K
Mmhmm

3.76
408 votes
166
Owen
(the ep)

3.75
57 votes
167
Flotation Toy Warning
Bluffer's Guide to the Flight Deck

3.75
18 votes
168
Emery
The Weak's End

3.75
552 votes
169
El Ten Eleven
Ten Eleven

3.74
62 votes
170
Aereogramme
Seclusion

3.74
108 votes
171
Name Taken
Hold On

3.74
34 votes
172
By The End Of Tonight
Fireworks On Ice

3.73
15 votes
173
Guided by Voices
Half Smiles Of The Decomposed

3.73
48 votes
174
Secret Machines
Now Here is Nowhere

3.73
88 votes
175
Tegan and Sara
So Jealous

3.72
410 votes
176
Coma
Pierwsze wyjście z mroku

3.72
36 votes
177
Regurgitator
Mish Mash!

3.72
18 votes
178
Man Man
The Man in a Blue Turban With a Face

3.72
32 votes
179
Submersed
In Due Time

3.71
75 votes
180
Efterklang
Tripper

3.71
41 votes
181
Rufus Wainwright
Want Two

3.7
51 votes
182
Joy Wants Eternity
Must You Smash Your Ears Before You Lear

3.7
23 votes
183
Gyroscope
Sound Shattering Sound

3.69
42 votes
184
Xiu Xiu
Fabulous Muscles

3.69
120 votes
185
L'arc-en-Ciel
SMILE

3.68
19 votes
186
Sia
Colour the Small One

3.68
49 votes
187
Comets on Fire
Blue Cathedral

3.68
55 votes
188
*shels
Wingsfortheirsmiles

3.68
17 votes
189
Camera Obscura
Underachievers Please Try Harder

3.68
37 votes
190
Lostprophets
Start Something

3.67
772 votes
191
Callisto
True Nature Unfolds

3.67
68 votes
192
Dirty Projectors
Slaves' Graves & Ballads

3.67
24 votes
193
Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand

3.66
1828 votes
194
P.O.S.
Ipecac Neat

3.65
106 votes
195
Pedro the Lion
Achilles Heel

3.65
126 votes
196
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys

3.64
14 votes
197
Engine Down
Engine Down

3.63
15 votes
198
The Album Leaf
In A Safe Place

3.63
268 votes
199
Taking Back Sunday
Where You Want To Be

3.63
1146 votes
200
Blindside
About A Burning Fire

3.63
228 votes



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